Wild Beginnings: Courageous Cats/Graduation

Edventure Academy Wild Beginnings

Want to try Edventure Academy, but your child is too young? We’ve designed these new programs tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years. Each themed class includes animal biofacts, nature-themed sensory play, a story, and an opportunity to see an animal up close!  Young ones will explore with their senses as well as develop language and motor skills in the process during this early learning adventure.

Tuition per session
Members: $8 per child/adult pair
Non-members: $10 per child/adult pair
$5 per additional child in same session

Sessions:

Time  
10 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Reserve Now
11:15 a.m.-Noon Reserve Now

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Twilight at the Zoo: Feline Frenzy

Twilight at the Zoo: Feline Frenzy

For Adults Only; Ages 21 and up!

Join us for a unique experience at the zoo focusing on our zoo’s big cats, including Amur leopards, snow leopards and Amur tigers. Enthusiastic education and experienced keeper staff will lead an after-hours tour of our feline exhibits, including a chance to go behind the scenes in the tiger building. Come see for yourself how your local accredited zoo is making a difference in the future of these endangered species.

$55 members, $65 non-members

Reserve Now!

Pre-registration is required.
Please let us know if a member of your party has special needs or mobility concerns when registering.
Spaces fill fast — Questions? Call (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Twilight at the Zoo: Feline Frenzy

Twilight at the Zoo: Feline Frenzy

For Adults Only; Ages 21 and up!

Join us for a unique experience at the zoo focusing on our zoo’s big cats, including Amur leopards, snow leopards and Amur tigers. Enthusiastic education and experienced keeper staff will lead an after-hours tour of our feline exhibits, including a chance to go behind the scenes in the tiger building. Come see for yourself how your local accredited zoo is making a difference in the future of these endangered species.

$55 members, $65 non-members

Reserve Now!

Pre-registration is required.
Please let us know if a member of your party has special needs or mobility concerns when registering.
Spaces fill fast — Questions? Call (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Wild Beginnings: Animal Grossology

Edventure Academy Wild Beginnings

Want to try Edventure Academy, but your child is too young? We’ve designed these new programs tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years. Each themed class includes animal biofacts, nature-themed sensory play, a story, and an opportunity to see an animal up close!  Young ones will explore with their senses as well as develop language and motor skills in the process during this early learning adventure.

Tuition per session
Members: $8 per child/adult pair
Non-members: $10 per child/adult pair
$5 per additional child in same session

Sessions:

Time  
10 a.m.-10:45 a.m. SOLD OUT
11:15 a.m.-Noon Reserve Now

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Spring Break Camp

Spring Break Zoo Camp

Join us for spring break zoo camp. Choose one day or all week!
Topics vary each day. You can expect zoo tours, animal interactions, crafts, snacks and different activities each day as we explore the zoo.

April 15 – 19  |  Monday-Friday

TOPICS:
Monday: Playful Primates
Tuesday: Cats & Dogs
Wednesday: Barnyard Friends
Thursday: Beautiful Birds
Friday: Exciting Elephants

Sessions:

Ages Days Time TUITION PER SESSION  
Ages 3-5* Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9 a.m.-noon Members: $28 per child per day
Non-members: $38 per child per day
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Ages 3-5* Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Members: $28 per child per day
Non-members: $38 per child per day
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Ages 6-8 Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Members: $45 per child per day
Non-members: $55 per child per day
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Ages 9-12 Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Members: $45 per child per day
Non-members: $55 per child per day
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*Note: Activities will repeat in each daily session. Please note that supervision is not available for this camp between sessions from noon-1 p.m. All campers MUST be potty-trained to attend this camp.

Pre-registration is required; a minimum number of participants are needed to run all programs.
Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Twilight at the Zoo: Exclusive Behind the Scenes – Penguins

Twilight at the Zoo: Exclusive Behind the Scenes - Penguins

For Adults Only; Ages 21 and older!

Comical and captivating, the zoo’s Humboldt penguin colony is a joy to watch. Join us for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Penguin Coast led by senior animal care staff. We will visit the husbandry building, where penguins can spend time indoors, as well as the life support systems building which houses all of the equipment needed to maintain a critical balance in the 50,000-gallon pool. Guests will have the chance to chat with the staff who care for the penguins firsthand, and learn about how the Rosamond Gifford Zoo contributes to the Humboldt penguin Species Survival Plan. Come see for yourself how your local accredited zoo is making a difference in the future of this endangered species.

$55 members, $65 non-members

Reserve Now!

Pre-registration is required.
Please let us know if a member of your party has special needs or mobility concerns when registering.
Spaces fill fast — Questions? Call (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Wild Beginnings: Habitats

Edventure Academy Wild Beginnings

Want to try Edventure Academy, but your child is too young? We’ve designed these new programs tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years. Each themed class includes animal biofacts, nature-themed sensory play, a story, and an opportunity to see an animal up close!  Young ones will explore with their senses as well as develop language and motor skills in the process during this early learning adventure.

Tuition per session
Members: $8 per child/adult pair
Non-members: $10 per child/adult pair
$5 per additional child in same session

Sessions:

Time  
10 a.m.-10:45 a.m. SOLD OUT
11:15 a.m.-Noon Reserve Now

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Edventure Academy: Native Neighbors

Edventure Academy Native Neighbors

Animals are all around us, even in our backyards! Let’s explore the wonderful animals that share
our environment. From foxes to otters to turtles, our neighbors are wilder than we might imagine! Come check out some local fauna that call the zoo home, and meet one up close!

Sessions:

Ages Date Time  
Ages 3-5 with parent Friday, April 5 10:30 a.m.-noon Register Now
Ages 3-5 with parent Saturday, April 6 10:30 a.m.-noon Register Now
Ages 6-10 parent optional Saturday, April 6 1:30-3 p.m. Register Now

TUITION PER SESSION
Members: $18 per child or child/adult pair
Non-members: $23 per child or child/adult pair
Additional seat (child or adult) $12

Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Kids’ Night Out

Syracuse Zoo RGZ Education Kids Night Out

Ages 6-12

Looking for a night out? Drop your kids off at the zoo to party like an animal! Kids will enjoy pizza upon arrival; meet animals up close, tour the zoo after hours, make crafts and play games throughout the night.

$30 members, $35 non-members

Reserve Now!

Spaces fill fast — Questions? Call (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

Meet a Keeper Mornings: Penguins

Meet a Keeper Mornings: Penguins Syracuse Zoo RGZ

Meet a Keeper Mornings!
For Adults Only; Ages 21 and up!

Comical and captivating, the zoo’s Humboldt penguin colony is a joy to watch. Join us for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Penguin Coast led by senior animal care staff. We will visit the husbandry building, where penguins can spend time indoors, as well as the life support systems building which houses all the equipment needed to maintain a critical balance in the 50,000 gallon pool. Guests will have the chance to chat with the staff who care for the penguins firsthand, and learn about how the Rosamond Gifford Zoo contributes to the Humboldt penguin Species Survival Plan. Come see for yourself how your local accredited zoo is making a difference in the future of this endangered species.

Cost: $65 members, $75 non-members

Reserve Now!

Pre-registration is required.
Please let us know if a member of your party has special needs or mobility concerns when registering.
Spaces fill fast — Questions? Call (315) 435-8511 x8559 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org